Rose Center for Public Leadership Working with Boston Mayor Walsh on Washington Street Corridor

Forest Hills MBTA station (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

The Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership, jointly operated by the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is working this week with Boston Mayor Martin Walsh to help the city reassess the identity of and create a new vision for Washington Street in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood, thinking strategically about the types of land uses, public realm, and scale of development best suited for the corridor. The panel of experts from around the nation arrive in Boston today and will spend four days working with City staff to provide independent recommendations in advance of a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) planning study of Washington Street between Forest Hills Station and Egleston Square….
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Former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros Identifies Investment Potential of Major U.S. Cities with Varied Economic Outlooks in ULI Book, Urban Real Estate Investment: A New Era of Opportunity

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In a new book published by the Urban Land Institute (ULI), former U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Henry Cisneros identifies potential for real estate investment in 45 metropolitan areas that exist on a spectrum of strong, weak, and mixed prospects for economic growth….
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